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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Previous owner:
Irvin S. Cobb (Irving S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1944  Search this
Laura Spencer Cobb (Laura Spencer Baker Cobb/Mrs. Irvin S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1967  Search this
Seller:
Laura Spencer Cobb (Laura Spencer Baker Cobb/Mrs. Irvin S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1967  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
William Shirley Fulton (William S. Fulton), Non-Indian, 1880-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Medicine bag
Media/Materials:
Badger hide/skin, brass bell/bells, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Montana or Alberta; USA, Canada (inferred)
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944, a New York City author, journalist, and humorist); purchased by MAI in 1945 from Irvin Cobb's widow, Laura Spencer Cobb (1876-1967), with funds donated by William Shirley Fulton (1880-1964, an archaeologist, founder of the Amerind Foundation in Dragoon, Arizona, and MAI trustee).
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Catalog Number:
20/8063
Barcode:
208063.000
See related items:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_222223